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First Japanese To Fly In The Shuttle

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Mamoru Mohri became the first Japanese crew member on September 12, 1992 when he was a Payload Specialist for shuttle mission STS-47. The mission was a joint NASA and Japanese National Space Development Agency (NASDA) sponsored mission which included 34 NASDA sponsored experiments and seven NASA experiments.

Mohri would fly once more in 2000 on STS-99.

Source: NASA

Posted:  2002-04-15  2:03:18 PM

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